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Book your table in Axminster

You can reserve your table at the River Cottage Canteen and Deli in Axminster here.

Booking is strongly recommended, especially for evenings and Sunday lunch. We do not take breakfast reservations.

Axminster Canteen is open seven days a week:

Breakfast: 9am – 11am
Lunch: Midday – 3pm
Drinks and cakes until 5pm
Evenings: Weds-Thurs  6.30pm-8.30pm Fri & Sat 6.30pm-9pm 

It's easy, free and will take about a minute to book:

1) Select your preferred date, time and number of guests and hit 'Find a table' on the widget below.

2)  Confirm your time, then let us know your name, number and email. We won't share this information with anyone else, promise.

3) Let us know if you have any dietary requirements when you visit and hit 'Complete my booking'.

4) We'll send you your confirmation number, and all the relevant information by email to your inbox. 

5) You can cancel, or edit your reservation at any point.

5) Look forward to seeing you!

River Cottage - Axminster Reservations

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  • Dressed in your #Sunday best? Why not come and enjoy our delicious Sunday roast! link
  • Having a lazy morning? Don't worry about it- you can leave the cooking to us and we'll whip you up a hearty breakfast! #saturdaytreat
  • Wed 10 Dec we have a light & easy evening here with Hugh! Ask questions, get a signed book and enjoy tasty dishes from Hugh's latest book!
  • RT @RiverCottageHQ: STOP EVERYTHING! Tickets for our Food Fair 2015 are now on sale, grab them while you can: link http:/…
  • Our drink of the month is Minted Pear Vodka, pop in a try one, they are delicious! link #drinkofthemonth #mintedpearvodka
  • RT @Javanese_Spoon: Lovely @axcanteen link
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  • RT @TownMillBrewery: Tasting our beers now at River Cottage Deli in Axminster @AxminsterDevon @axcanteen #realale Come and join the fun. ht…
  • Novembers recipe- a delicious warm salad of mushrooms & roasted squash, why don't you give it a go and tweet us a pic link
  • Feeling festive? Wanting to organise a christmas get together? Why not book a table now to join us & indulge in our special Christmas menu
  • RT @HigherWiscombe: On the subject of great food, went 2 @rivercottage Axminster and had a great lunch, about 15 mins away & great value ht…
  • RT @KPNaturalHealth: @wykefarm thanks for a fab stay in Shippon Cottage. We had a great winter holiday inc visits to @RiverCottageHQ @axcan
  • Bring the family down tomorrow and enjoy our delicious Sunday Roast link #Itsroasttime #sundayroast
  • RT @Spongbakes: Couple of Raspberry Frangipane amongst today's delivery to @axcanteen ... Yum... Drizzled with Rosewater Icing too.. http:/…
  • RT @Javanese_Spoon: It was lovely @axcanteen really nice 😄 link
  • RT @fromdorset: Delighted to say that Dorsetshire Sauce is now available from the @rivercottage @axcanteen :-) link
  • RT @beccaboast: Thank you for a fantastic trip @rivercottage @axcanteen @Hixrestaurants & Hedgehog corner! The perfect retreat!…
  • There is still availability for tonight! Dine to the sweet sounds of our musical guest Tina Bridgman. Book here link
  • RT @HigherHacknell: We are proud to supply our meat to the @rivercottage canteens - @plymouthcanteen and @axcanteen. #Organic #Devon
  • In need of a mid week treat? Come join us tonight and enjoy 3 delicious courses for just £19.95 link #midweektreat
  • @aaronmcgarrigle yes just give us a ring and we will book you a table.
  • RT @aaronmcgarrigle: Fantastic lunch today! @axcanteen link
  • Have a lazy morning, leave the cooking to us and we'll sort you out with a delicious Sunday roast. Book here link #roast
  • RT @JamesMurphin: Splendiferous lunch at River Cottage @axcanteen #expertopinion
  • RT @thewindowtrees: Book a table now for our Christmas Special at River Cottage @axcanteen Thurs 18 December. Eat, drink – and singalong! h…
  • Hugh will be here at the canteen for a Light & Easy evening on Weds 10 Dec, pick up a signed book & indulge in a light & easy inspired menu!
  • We have the brilliant Tina Bridgeman performing next week, book your table for the 13th to join us- more details here link
  • RT @RiverCottageHQ: WIN: To mark the release of @johnmushroom's #NamingoftheShrew, we're giving away prizes including a PRIVATE FORAY! http…
  • Our supplier of the month is Town Mill Brewery, come and see us on the 20th Nov for a free tasting #supplierofthemonth #beertasting
  • RT @Budsoc: Great cuttlefish and mackerel at @axcanteen this lunchtime. First class!
  • Our 3 course dinner offer is perfect for those of you who just can't be bothered to cook tonight link #midweektreat
  • RT @RiverCottageHQ: We're looking for talented chefs to join our team @wincanteen - interested? link
  • RT @RiverCottageHQ: Have you voted for us in the UK Best Cookery School awards? Now's the time! Please and thank you! link
  • Brighten up your monday, come and join us for lunch and enjoy our special dish of the day for just £8.50. Book now link
  • RT @ITBoywhoBakes: Looking forward to a Sunday roast with @KPNaturalHealth at @axcanteen - part one of our River Cottage experience!
  • Sunday is the day for family, friends and good food- our Sunday sharing roasts are the perfect way to enjoy all 3! link
  • RT @champodelux: @BaysBrewery I had a Windfall scrumpy cider @axcanteen on Tuesday this week and it was delicious!Lovely honey notes and lo…
  • RT @champodelux: @axcanteen here for a lovely lunch with my family...warm and welcoming as it!
  • RT @DanDRichards: Foraged ceps going on the menu @axcanteen @ConnorLReed @alsosavoskhan link
  • RT @Richard_D_E: Just had a great lunch at @axcanteen. :-)
  • RT @Richard_D_E: Looking forward to @axcanteen tomorrow for lunch
  • RT @BuffBeautyBlog: A huge thanks to @axcanteen for making this gluten-free vegan feel so welcome with lots of options & fab service!
  • . @thewindowtrees Fleetwood Mac, Ryan Adams, Carly Simon... What more could we ask for! #awesome
  • @twickerlamb @TheRyanAdams loved the dancing, Ellie you were awesome!
  • Absolutely fantastic music tonight from @thewindowtrees - especially the @ryanadams covers :o)
  • RT @Nikki_Newquay: Pit stop for a hot choc & brownie at River Cottage Canteen & Deli in Axminster before we head to @RiverCottageHQ! http:/…
  • RT @SarahJulietB: So sorry - @axcanteen. Brilliant bread! X
  • Lyme Bay Winery will be in the deli offerings tasters of their wonderful drinks this Thurs from 11am @LymeBayWineLtd pop in and try some.
  • RT @plymouthcanteen: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new Head Chef here at the Plymouth Canteen link
  • RT @jumpylegs: Delicious meal @axcanteen with @_Rhiannon1_ & @Edgbaston247 ..excellent veggie choice & loved the Lyme coley
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